#PowerUPWomen: Networking Hacks From Gina Bianchini

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In my book Power UP: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy, I feature 27 incredible women business leaders, who I like to call the #PowerUPWomen. Their tenacity, intelligence, hard work, and drive have made them some of the most powerful women I’ve ever met.

Gina Bianchini is one of those 27 #PowerUPWomen. She is the founder of Mighty Networks, a company that allows individuals to create their own social networks for their fans and followers. Before that, Gina cofounded Ning, a pioneer of the custom social media realm, allowing users to create their own niche networks. Ning eventually grew to 90 million users across 3 million social networks. Basically, Gina has been a social media power player since the beginning.  

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#PowerUPWomen: Ruzwana Bashir on Self-Reliance & Mentorship

In my book Power UP: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy, I feature 27 incredible women business leaders, who I like to call the #PowerUPWomen. Their tenacity, intelligence, hard work, and drive have made them some of the most powerful women I’ve ever met.

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Ruzwana Bashir, the cofounder and CEO of Peek Travel, Inc. Ruzwana took her passion and love for travel (she’s visited forty countries!) and turned it into a career that allows her to share that passion with the world while cementing herself as an industry leader. Peek allows users to book activities in various cities and get hand-picked travel experiences, fulfilling a need as more and more people make traveling a priority.

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